Mental health is a vital consideration for caregivers and their recipients of care. Clinical depression can take a toll on both the individual sufferers and those who are caring for them. What is clinical depression? Clinical depression may continue on for a matter of years, severely reducing the person’s ability to lead an average, functional… Continue Reading Home Care Options Abound for People Suffering from Depression
Becoming a caregiver is often a labor of love. What other job allows you to help people each and every day, making sure they enjoy the best quality of life possible, and forming close bonds with the loved ones you spend time with? However, it also brings with it a range of challenging caregiver responsibilities.… Continue Reading Understanding Your Caregiver Responsibilities
Everyone loves a barbecue! It is one of the best parts of the summer months, and enjoying summer cookouts is something everyone can be a part of. However, seniors receiving home care services and their PCAs can find it tricky to balance eating healthy and eating deliciously. Especially for those dealing with a chronic disease,… Continue Reading Healthy Summer Cooking for Senior Home Care Patients
Every home care worker knows that caring for someone varies depending on what conditions they have. Different conditions mean different modes of care – so how does that look for recipients of care with COPD? What is COPD? COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is an umbrella term used to describe chronic lung conditions that… Continue Reading COPD Home Care Tips
According to the latest census, over three million children in America had a disability in 2019, a much higher rate than in 2008. This makes up 4% of the under-18 population in the United States. Behind those three million children are even more family members, caregivers, and loved ones who care for them. Over time,… Continue Reading Respite Care for Children with Disabilities
Living with cataracts can be difficult for both the individual and their loved ones, but understanding more about cataracts and how they can be treated is the first step to getting more control over the condition. Read on to explore the facts about cataracts. What are cataracts? A cataract is a condition in which the… Continue Reading Caring for Someone Living with Cataracts
Roughly 34.2 million people in the United States are currently living with diabetes. Of that number, 7.3 million are undiagnosed. Knowing whether you or a loved one might be at risk and what could potentially cause diabetes is the first step to both preventing the disease and making sure you get the right treatment for… Continue Reading Who Is Most At Risk of Developing Diabetes?
When it comes to kids, every parent and caregiver wants the best. For some kids, an extra dash of attentive care can go a long way. For example, for children with disabilities or mental health issues, having support at home can greatly improve their quality of life and independence. Attentive home care has a wealth… Continue Reading 5 Benefits of Attentive Home Care for Kids
Best Home Care likes to stay up-to-date on all types of therapy and treatments that can aid in helping seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Home care for dementia is constantly being updated and refined to provide better care for recipients of care and make life easier for PCAs. Here are some recent developments in innovative… Continue Reading Innovative Therapy for Dementia Home Care Patients
Dementia is a difficult disease to manage, for both the individual and their loved ones. As the condition worsens, it can often be comforting for the person to be in their own home, surrounded by familiar sights. Of course, that also means you need to make sure they get the right level of care, even… Continue Reading Can a Loved One with Dementia Receive At-Home Care?